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British Council

Take IELTS to prove you have the right English language skills to study in the USA. Over 3,000 higher education institutions and programmes in the USA accept IELTS scores as proof of English language proficiency. 

Major institutions all over the USA recognise that IELTS gives an accurate reflection of your ability to understand, read, write and speak English. IELTS is

  • trusted by the USA’s top 25 universities
  • accepted by all Ivy League colleges
  • used by programmes at the top 50 US universities with the most international students

Good IELTS scores help you to get into the university of your choice. Find out the IELTS score you need.

WHAT USA UNIVERSITIES ARE SAYING ABOUT IELTS

"I think IELTS is the best test because Kansas State University uses it!"
- Kansas State University, Miranda Asebedo

Before deciding to accept the IELTS as an alternative to TOEFL, I sat for the exam myself and can attest to the genuine rigor it represents.
-Columbia University, New York James F Minter

DO YOU NEED A SCHOLARSHIP TO HELP YOU WITH THE TUITION FEES?

There are available scholarships for international students in some universities and colleges around the USA. We have a list available in our webpage https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/usa/scholarships. You might also be eligible to apply to our British Council IELTS Award 2019 . If you are on your 2nd or 3rd degree year or you already hold a Bachelor degree or Doctorate, you might be intested in applying to the Fullbright programme for Spanish citizens. 

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